Developing Your Assertiveness Skills

We all can benefit from learning to get the most from working with others whilst ensuring that our own views are considered. Assertiveness is about having self-confidence without being aggressive.

Being assertive is an important communication skill which could help you to reduce stress and anxiety, control anger as well as improve your self-esteem.

This one day course will help you to gain assertiveness skills and will provide you with practical techniques to feel more confident in different situations.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand what assertiveness means
  • Identify barriers to assertiveness and explore ways to overcome them
  • Recognise the different communication styles we and others use
  • Understand why we use the communication styles we do
  • Explore different self-management techniques which promote assertiveness
  • Explore the best way to communicate with others to achieve common goals
  • Share your experiences to promote shared learning within the group.


Date:  13 May 2024

Time:  10am to 4pm

Venue:  Friends Meeting House, 50 Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PP


Date:  20 August 2024

Times:  10am to 4pm

Venue:  Room 3, The Curve, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 3BL


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